Hi, talking with MPs is certainly one level.
If carers can be shown how important their participation is in the planning of services for individuals the easier it will be to engage a positive interest and hopefully support.
Carers are the ones best placed to provide information on immediate needs, planning strategic services around them - medical, health, educational, benefits, support, assistance ..
What working together will mean for a child/young person and for carer/s
Narrowing the gap 2008
Factors carers may have knowlegde of, be involved with or exposed to and can provide valuable information about ..
• Social and community pressures
• Health status
• Abuse and neglect
• Violent and/or offending family or personal
• Race, gender, sexual orientation
• Asylum seeking or victims of trafficking